Costs Of Attendance (COA)

The average COA of Public Colleges in 2022 is $24,437 for state residents and $29,476 for out-of-state students including tuition, fees, books, supplies, room & board (on-campus), and other living expenses.
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Table. 2022 Average Costs of Attendance for Public Colleges
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
Tuition & Fees$7,967$13,006$10,863$20,298
Books & Supplies$2,538$2,538
Room & Board$10,344$10,344
Other Expenses$3,588$3,588
COA$24,437$29,476$27,333$36,768
2021-2022 Average Cost of Attendance For Public Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The average undergraduate tuition & fees of Public Colleges in 2022 is $7,967 for state residents and $13,006 for out-of-state students . Next table and chart illustrate the changes of average tuition & fees for Public Colleges over last 5 years as well as recent year average tuition & fees.
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Table. 2022 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees Changes for Public Colleges (2018-2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$5,125$1,087$11,643$1,168
2018-2019$5,258$1,142$11,865$1,222
2019-2020$5,310$1,177$12,071$1,256
2020-2021$5,412$1,195$12,127$1,253
2021-2022$6,026$1,941$12,917$89
Public Colleges - Undergraduate Average Tuition & Fees (2018-2022)

Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The average graduate program tuition & fees of Public Colleges in 2022 is $10,863 for state residents and $20,298 for out-of-state students . Next table and chart illustrate the changes of average tuition & fees for Public Colleges over last 5 years.
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Table. 2022 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees Changes for Public Colleges (2018-2022)
In-StateOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$9,411$1,557$18,315$1,769
2018-2019$9,568$1,599$18,506$1,803
2019-2020$9,660$1,645$18,822$1,822
2020-2021$9,199$1,664$18,512$1,832
2021-2022$9,178$1,685$18,423$1,875
Public Colleges - Graduate Average Tuition & Fees (2018-2022)

Tuition Per Credit Hour (Part-time Students)

The undergraduate average cost per credit hour of Public Colleges in 2022 is $338 for state residents and $798 for out-of-state students. The graduate average cost per credit hour is $490 for state residents and $929 for out-of-state students. . Next table and chart illustrate the changes of average tuition per credit hour over last 5 years.
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Table. 2022 Average Cost Per Credit Hour for Public Colleges (2018-2022)
UndergraduateGraduate
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
2017-2018$209$479 $479$885
2018-2019$214$468 $489$903
2019-2020$217$479 $505$934
2020-2021$212$469 $486$920
2021-2022$338$798 $490$929
Public Colleges - Average Cost Per Credit Hour (2018-2022)

Living Costs

The average living costs of Public Colleges in 2022 is $13,932 when a student lives on campus such as dormitory and school' apartment and $14,927 living off campus including room, board, and other living expenses. Next table and chart illustrate the changes of average living costs over last 5 years for Public Colleges.
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Table. 2022 Average Living Costs for Public Colleges (2018-2022)
On-CampusOff-Campus
Room&BoardOther ExpensesRoom&BoardOther Expenses
2017-2018 $9,115$3,330 $8,992$3,887
2018-2019 $9,353$3,360 $9,242$3,963
2019-2020 $9,603$3,465 $9,591$4,134
2020-2021 $9,783$3,533 $9,883$4,265
2021-2022 $10,344$3,588 $10,529$4,398
Public Colleges - Average Living Costs (2018-2022)

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